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Leonid Kozlov

Leonid Kozlov, USSR Ballet dancer.

Background

  • Kozlov, Leonid was born in 1947 in Moscow.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Moscow Choreographic School, 1965.

    Career

    • Dancer with the Bolshoi Theatre. In 1979, while on tour in Los Angeles, defected with his wife, also a ballerina with the Bolshoi. Both became leading dancers in the Australian Ballet, and from 1983, in the New York City Ballet.
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    Born 1947
    (age 70)
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